Clay County

Biography - Solomon Kumre

SOLOMON KUMRE, miller at the Excelsior Mills, Louisville, was born in Edwards County, Ill., September 6, 1851, and is a son of Jeremiah Kumre, a miller at Fairfield, Ill. Our subject was "raised in a mill," and attended the common schools. He came to Louisville in the fall of 1878, and ran the Snow Flake Mill (which was a small mill at this point then), until the present one was built. He was married in 1876 to Elizabeth Pendleton, daughter of Jonathan Pendleton. She is a native of Massac County, Ill.

Transcribed by Laurel White from 1884 History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois, Part IV, page 152.

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